2012 Top 25 Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Confidence Index Countries



A.T. Kearney is a global management consulting firm. They publish Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Confidence Index to rank top 25 countries in the most attractive Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).

The Index provides a look at the present and future prospects for international investment flows.

The Index, which first published in 1998, assesses the impact of political, economic, and regulatory changes on the FDI intentions and preferences of the leaders of top companies around the world.

In 2012 index, China, India & Brazil are the top 3 countries. Inthe same reports, Malaysia up 11 positions from 21st which obtained in 2010.

The table below is top 25 country according to 2012 Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Confidence Index.

Rank Country FDI Confidence Index
2007 2010 2012
1 1 1 China 1.87
5 3 2 India 1.73
6 4 3 Brazil 1.60
3 2 4 United States 1.52
10 5 5 Germany 1.52
11 7 6 Australia 1.52
7 24 7 Singapore 1.47
4 10 8 United Kingdom 1.47
21 20 9 Indonesia 1.45
16 21 10 Malaysia 1.41
18 - 11 South Africa 1.40
9 18 12 Russia 1.39
18 23 13 Turkey 1.39
9 12 14 Vietnam 1.38
20 11 15 United Arab Emirates 1.38
12 - 16 Thailand 1.37
8 13 17 France 1.37
- - 18 Taiwan 1.36
13 - 19 South Korea 1.35
- 9 20 Canada 1.34
- - 21 Japan 1.31
- - 22 Switzerland 1.30
6 6 23 Poland 1.30
- - 24 Spain 1.29
- - 25 Netherlands 1.27


Kindly refer to A.T. Kearney Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Confidence Index webpage for more information and details report.


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